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A newborn giant panda cub, one of the triplets which were born to mother Juxiao, is seen in an incubator at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, ChinaReuters
panda cubs
This is the fourth set of giant panda triplets born with the help of artificial insemination in China, and the birth is seen as a miracle due to the low reproduction rate of giant pandasReuters
bear cubs
Three brown bear cubs are pictured at a bear sanctuary in Mramor, near the Kosovan capital Pristina, before they were transported to a wildlife enclosure in a forest. The cubs were rescued from a private zoo where they were kept illegally, and have been living in the sanctuary since March. They will be released to the wild next yearReuters
Forest officials prepare a pyre for a dead male leopard at Jorhat in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. A local forest official said a group of tea workers killed the leopard on Sunday after it had attacked them, injuring four peopleReuters
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A miniature Oscar statuette and a note reading "We will miss you" are placed on Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Academy Award-winning actor and comedian was found dead in his Marin County home after an apparent suicide. He was 63 years oldAFP
china art
A woman watches Chinese artist Zhou Jie sleep on an unfinished iron wire bed, one of her sculpture works, at Beijing Now Art Gallery. The artist will live inside a gallery, producing wire sculptures and sleeping on her wire bed, for 36 daysReuters
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A model walks on a stage full of live beetles during the Loren Chinese Top Model Contest in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, ChinaGetty
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A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in BrusselsReuters
liverpool zip wire
A member of the public rides a zip wire that has been built above one of the main shopping streets in Liverpool. The 1000ft long wire will be open until 7 SeptemberAFP
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A nurse and a doctor wearing isolation suits demonstrate the decontamination procedure as part of an Ebola drill at Station 59 at Charite hospital in Berlin, GermanyGetty
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A member of the Czech military wearing protective gear takes part in an Ebola drill with a dummy in the Biological Defence Centre in the village of TechoninReuters
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A would-be immigrant lies on the ground at the harbour in Tarifa after Spain's coastguard rescued more than 260 sub-Saharan African migrants crossing the Strait of Gibraltar on small boatsAFP
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People protest after an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown was shot multiple times after being confronted by an officer in Ferguson, MissouriGetty
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An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Black Lions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 is refuelled in mid-air after launching from the aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush in the Arabian Gulf. A series of US airstrikes has slowed the operational tempo of the Islamic State, the militant group that has seized large parts of northern IraqReuters
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Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar, ride in the boot of a car as they make their way towards the Syrian borderReuters
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A residential structure damaged by a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza, is seen in Kibbutz Nahal Oz, IsraelReuters
gaza ceasefire israel
Israelis relax on the shore of the Mediterranean sea in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon as a 72-hour truce appeared to be holdingReuters
gaza ceasefire israel
Palestinians sit in a tent outside their apartments, which were destroyed in an Israeli offensive, during a 72-hour truce in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza StripReuters
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A youth walks past a hole in the wall of a house at a former Libyan army camp in Tripoli following reported clashes between rival militiasAFP
thailand building collapse
Rescue workers search for any people trapped under a six-storey building under construction that collapsed, in Pathum Thani province, ThailandAFP
thailand building collapse
An injured worker is seen trapped under the rubble of a collapsed building, which had been under construction, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand. The six-storey apartment building collapsed, killing at least three people and injuring 19 others. Emergency teams rescued seven people from the site, leaving at least seven others trapped underneath the rubbleReuters